By G9ija

Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 25,704 to 5,907,999 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Friday.

According to data from the crisis center, Russia’s coronavirus growth rate was 0.44%.

In particular, 2,484 coronavirus cases were reported in the Moscow region in the past day, 1,948 in St. Petersburg, 529 in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 481 in the Krasnoyarsk region and 478 in the Sverdlovsk region.

There are currently 460,223 active coronavirus cases in Russia.

The number of coronavirus-related fatalities in Russia went up by 799 in the past 24 hours compared to 791 deaths on previous day, taking the total to 146,868 and setting a new daily record, the national anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday.

The provisional death rate stands at 2.49%.

In particular, St. Petersburg reported 101 fatalities followed by the Irkutsk Region (36), the Nizhny Novgorod Region (28), the Krasnodar Region (25) and the Voronezh Region (24).

Russia has documented 21,932 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total recovery count to 5,300,908, the federal anti-coronavirus crisis center informed reporters on Friday.

The share of those recovered reaches about 89.7% of the total case count.

In the past 24 hours, 1,932 COVID patients have recovered in St. Petersburg, 1,861 in the Moscow Region, 449 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 400 in the Lipetsk Region, 380 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.